The table below looks at the statistics for HP Quality Center skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited HP Quality Center over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
HP Quality Center (HP QC)
Rank 103 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing HP Quality Center 23 22 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.91% 0.96% 1.43%
As % of the Systems Management category 10.50% 15.71% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 27
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£300 £263 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £99.33 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-67.27% +372.97%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Systems Management Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
219 140 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.64% 6.14% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 85 69
Average daily rate £350 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 13
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.33 £14.70 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £17.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.19 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +8.75%

HP Quality Center
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

HP Quality Center Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

HP Quality Center Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing HP Quality Center across the Yorkshire region.

HP Quality Center Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

HP Quality Center
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP Quality Center within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -4 18 £315 +26.00% 1
South Yorkshire +1 2 £300 -31.42%
North Yorkshire - - - -
HP Quality Center
England

HP Quality Center
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center.

1 26 (54.17%) Finance
2 20 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 19 (39.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (35.42%) HP
4 17 (35.42%) SQL
5 13 (27.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (27.08%) Retail
6 12 (25.00%) Banking
6 12 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 9 (18.75%) QA
7 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
7 9 (18.75%) Integration Testing
7 9 (18.75%) ISEB
8 8 (16.67%) Test Management
9 6 (12.50%) Windows
9 6 (12.50%) VMware
9 6 (12.50%) JIRA
10 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (10.42%) Migration
10 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (10.42%) Oracle
11 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 4 (8.33%) ETL
11 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
11 4 (8.33%) High Availability
11 4 (8.33%) Gherkin

HP Quality Center
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing HP Quality Center also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited HP Quality Center. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.08%) Star Schema
4 1 (2.08%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (12.50%) JIRA
3 4 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.17%) Selenium
4 2 (4.17%) JUnit
5 1 (2.08%) Toad
General
1 26 (54.17%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Retail
3 12 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Analyst
2 33 (68.75%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Test Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Functional Test Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Tester
6 2 (4.17%) QA Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) UAT Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) UAT Test Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Test Leader
7 1 (2.08%) UAT Manager
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (4.17%) Middleware
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) iSeries
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
2 2 (4.17%) AS400
3 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Test Scripting
2 19 (39.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 9 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Test Management
6 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.42%) Migration
7 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.33%) ETL
7 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.33%) System Testing
7 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.33%) High Availability
8 3 (6.25%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
8 3 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) ISEB
1 9 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) HP
2 6 (12.50%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) Business Objects